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Apr 14, 2019 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features Harley McDonald-Eckersall and Dilan Fernando who were a part of the recent Dominion Animal Liberation disruption that occurred in Melbourne. There were also other actions around Australia. They discuss this action and the importance of disruption as a tactic in the animal liberation movement and beyond. You can read an article from Harley and Dilan defending this action against criticism, published on our blog:...
Topics: animal liberation, direct action, disruption, activist tactics, Harley McDonald-Eckersall, Dilan...
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Mar 30, 2019 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We’re joined by Federico Fuentes, a writer for Green Left Weekly, who gives a first-hand account of the current situation in Venezuela. You can listen to Federico’s talk from the Eyewitness Report back from Venezuela event here: https://archive.org/details/FedericoVenezuela For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2019/03/30/224/
Topics: Venezuela, Federico Fuentes, communes, Chavista movement
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Mar 30, 2019 Federico Fuentes
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Talk from the event ' Eyewitness Report back from Venezuela '. Audio of the full event will be up on our Progressive Podcast Australia archive.org page soon! You can also hear Federico Fuentes discuss Venezuela on episode 224 of Progressive Podcast Australia . Follow Federico on Twitter  @FredFuentesGLW and read his articles at greenleft.org.au
Topics: Venezuela, solidarity, Nicolás Maduro, communes, Federico Fuentes
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Mar 28, 2019 Nick Pendergrast
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PowerPoint slides for the talk available here . Revolution and Reform in Social Movements Nick Pendergrast This workshop will cover different factions within a wide range of social movements. I will define anti-systemic (revolutionary) and integrationist (reformist) aspects of social movements, based on the work of sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein. I will also explore non-hegemonic elements within movements, which focus on creating alternative societies outside of existing power structures. In...
Topics: social movements, social change, sociology, revolution, reform, animal activism, Aboriginal activism
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Mar 22, 2019 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features politics professor Jason Brownlee on current US meddling in Venezuela and whether or not direct military intervention by the US is likely, in the context of US foreign policy historically. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2019/03/22/223/
Topics: Jason Brownlee, Venezuela, US foreign policy, US imperialism
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Mar 17, 2019 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We discuss the white supremacist terrorist attack in Christchurch in Aotearoa (New Zealand) including playing an interview with author, lawyer and human rights activist Qasim Rashid from Democracy Now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3eaVaN5q2c&fbclid=IwAR0hcUbh50CNQ4fvKB9deA-lOX0xckMGk3TbuIjVizeGQp52NrvjFE243eg The importance of challenging Islamophobia and racism all along the spectrum of discrimination and violence, and not only at the most extreme and horrific end. This concept is from...
Topics: terrorism, Islamophobia, racism, Christchurch, New Zealand, discrimination, Qasim Rashid
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Feb 11, 2019 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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On this episode we discuss the recommendations that came out of the Banking Royal Commission. A challenge to the government’s “Robo-Debt” where they try and get money out of people receiving welfare benefits without sufficient evidence. Nick’s article recapping the Invasion Day protest in Narrm (Melbourne): https://progressivepostings.wordpress.com/2019/02/03/invasionday/ For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Banking Royal Commission, banks, capitalism, Liberal party, Malcolm Turnbull, robo-debt, Invasion...
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Jan 10, 2019 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Historian, activist and actor Gary Foley discusses Aboriginal resistance on Invasion Day and beyond. This talk is from last year’s Invasion Day event in Melbourne. Get along to an Invasion Day/Survival Day event in your city! The Melbourne event is Saturday, 26 January 2019 from 10:30 to 13:00 at the Parliament of Victoria. Anonymous on nationalism, class and capitalism. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Invasion Day, Gary Foley, nationalism, Aboriginal resistance, social movements, history
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Jan 9, 2019 Nick Pendergrast
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You can view the PowerPoint for this talk here . Abstract below: From Nationalism to Intersectionality in Animal Advocacy By Nick Pendergrast   The infamous 2011 Four Corners exposé on animal slaughter in Indonesia explicitly stated that these were Australian animals thirty-one times. This is a reflection of the nationalistic and even racist narrative that has played out in media coverage of live animal export and the campaign against it. There is a concern for animals but within a framework...
Topics: nationalism, intersectionality, animal activism, live export, PETA
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Dec 14, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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The live export industry has announced its own three month ban on the sheep trade to the Middle East. The episode features the talk An Anarchist Analysis of the Campaign Against Live Animal Export by Jess Ison and Nick, where we critique the campaign based on anarchist, anti-racist and animal liberation perspectives. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/12/14/219/
Topics: live export, anarchism, animal welfare, Lyn White, mental health, animal liberation, animal...
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This talk is from the Sociology and Animals session at the ‘Precarity, Rights and Resistance’ conference by The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).   You can hear an overview of the Sociology and Animals session of this conference on the radio show Freedom of Species .   For more information about the Sociology and Animals group within TASA, follow @tasaanimals on Twitter, like ‘ TASA Sociology & Animals Thematic Group ’ on Facebook and see the following site:...
Topics: TASA 2018, interspecies families, family violence, homelessness, companion animals, social workers
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Dec 4, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Launch Housing CEO Bevan Warner on the housing first approach to addressing homelessness. Kelly from the Roominations homelessness show on 3CR on the importance of public housing. Nick’s ABC interview on dogs being considered property under the law. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/12/04/218/
Topics: housing first, homelessness, Launch Housing, Bevan Warner, Kelly, dogs, animal law
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Dec 3, 2018 Nick Pendergrast
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Interview by Melanie Tait on ‘Evenings’ – ABC Radio Tasmania: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/   Based on Nick’s article ‘The perils of pet ownership: your dog isn't a 'fur baby', it's your property’: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-18/pet-ownership-your-dog-is-property-not-a-fur-baby/9414096   To see more of Nick’s publications, visit: https://theconversation.com/profiles/nick-pendergrast-5089   Melanie Tait: https://twitter.com/MelanieTait
Topics: dogs, pets, companion animals, animal law, Nick Pendergrast, Melanie Tait
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here .   This talk is from the Sociology and Animals session at the ‘Precarity, Rights and Resistance’ conference by The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).   For more information about the Sociology and Animals group within TASA, follow @tasaanimals on Twitter, like ‘ TASA Sociology & Animals Thematic Group ’ on Facebook and see the following site: https://tasa.org.au/sociology-and-animals/   This talk is based on...
Topics: TASA 2018, animal welfare, ethical consumption, humanewashing, sociology, marketing, animal rights,...
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here . This talk is from the Sociology and Animals session at the ‘Precarity, Rights and Resistance’ conference by The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).   For more information about the Sociology and Animals group within TASA, follow @tasaanimals on Twitter, like ‘ TASA Sociology & Animals Thematic Group ’ on Facebook and see the following site: https://tasa.org.au/sociology-and-animals/   You can follow Zoei on...
Topics: TASA 2018, pets, companion animals, animal liberation, animal resistance, human/non-human...
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Nov 14, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features Dr Joe Toscano on the vigil for public housing, which is running 24 hours a day on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne (corner Bourke St and Spring St) from the 14th of November until the Victorian election on the 24th of November. Come by when you can if you’re in Melbourne! Facebook event page for the vigil: https://www.facebook.com/events/484403022044301/ For links to find out more information about this vigil, go to:...
Topics: Joe Toscano, public housing, Victorian election
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Nov 1, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features Anne-lise Ah-fat on her work with Undercurrent doing transformative justice in the community, as an alternative to police and prisons. Creative anti-fascist and animal activism. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/11/01/216/
Topics: Anne-lise Af-fat, Undercurrent, transformative justice, Community As Activism, Me Too, prison...
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Oct 11, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We cover the recent protests against horse racing advertising on the Sydney Opera House, including one where Charles Firth from the Chaser projected the phone number of Alan Jones, who was advocating for the advertising, on the Opera House. The Trump Tapes. The Labor party introducing neoliberalism to Australia. Kesha’s live show in Melbourne. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Opera House, Charles Firth, Chaser, Alan Jones, protest, direct action, Donald Trump,...
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Oct 1, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We discuss our experiences of being in the audience for the taping of two Shaun Micallef shows. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/10/01/214/
Topics: media, Shaun Micallef, Mad As Hell, television, quiz/panel shows
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Sep 22, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Katie is back for this episode and we discuss the Netflix show Dear White People, as well as ethical sneakers and travel. We also bring you some of the talks from the Community as Activism event that we discussed on episode 211, including Leah Avene on privilege, Beth Allan on challenging sexism in animal advocacy and Quinn Eades on imaging the future we want to create. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Dear White People, ethical consumption, travel, Community As Activism, privilege, sexism, utopias,...
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Sep 17, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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On this episode we are joined by Sally Goldner, host of Out of the Pan radio show, to discuss queer issues and the queer movement post same sex marriage in Australia. Trans representation in movies, Scarlett Johansen playing a transgender character. The queerphobia of Scott Morrison, the new Prime Minister of Australia. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/09/17/212/
Topics: Sally Goldner, same-sex marriage, transphobia, biphobia, queer, Scarlett Johansen, Scott Morrison
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Aug 17, 2018 Jess Ison, Nick Pendergrast and Lara Drew
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About the talk:   This workshop features three scholar-activists from the Institute for Critical Animal Studies (Oceania) who will give some anarchist critiques of the campaign against live export and explore some possibilities for more anarchist-oriented animal advocacy. Despite live export dominating discussions about animals in Australia, there are a number of problems with this campaign, including its state-centric nature, the nationalistic and even racist messages within it, and its...
Topics: live export, anarchism, animal welfare, Lyn White, mental health, animal liberation, animal...
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Aug 16, 2018 Harley McDonald-Eckersall, Leah Avene and Quinn Eades
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This panel discussion features Harley McDonald-Eckersall - activist with  Young Voices for Animals  + Leah Avene - a Tuvaluan mother, musician, broadcaster and educator whose work focuses on personal, relational and collective decolonising +  Quinn Eades  - poet, activist and academic. The session is facilitated by Lara Drew who has a PhD in adult education, writes for the page  Veganarchy  and is an animal liberation activist.   It was recorded at the 2018 event ' Community As Activism...
Topics: Community As Activism, community, activism, building community, privilege
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Aug 14, 2018 Jess Ison, Beth Allan and Anne-lise Ah-fat
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This session features  Jess Ison - PhD candidate researching queer and animal issues, as well as an activist with the  Coalition Against Duck Shooting   +   Beth Allan AKA Betty Melon - a pro-intersectional animal rights activist and agricultural science student + Anne-lise Ah-fat - a community organiser, mother of two, facilitator and educator who is passionate about transformative justice and prison abolition . It was recorded at the 2018 event ' Community As Activism ' by the Institute...
Topics: Community As Activism, Me Too, Transformative Justice, prison abolition, animal activism, sexism
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Aug 9, 2018 Takiaya Reed, Nick Pendergrast and Naty Guerrero-Diaz
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You can view the PowerPoint for Nick's section of the talk, with links to all of the sources referred to here . This session features Takiaya Reed from the heavy neoclassical decolonial doom band  Divide and Dissolve  + Naty Guerrero-Diaz - co-founder of a vegan intersectional feminist animal sanctuary called  Big Sky Sanctuary Inc.  + Nick Pendergrast - sociologist and host of  Progressive Podcast Australia  and  Freedom of Species  radio show. It was recorded at the 2018 event '...
Topics: Community As Activism, intersectionality, animal activism, activism
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Jul 31, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We are joined by Jess Ison from the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania. What ICAS is all about. Importance of community for activists. Call in versus call out culture. The upcoming workshop based discussion forum in Melbourne: Community as Activism: Building Community within the Animal Liberation Movement and Beyond. Saturday 4 August, 1 to 5pm at Library at the Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands. The event is free but registration through the following link is essential...
Topics: Jess Ison, community, call out culture, ICAS, Community As Activism
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This episode features a talk from activist Sam Castro on challenging sexism within progressive movements and creating system change. This talk was recorded at the Students of Sustainability conference. Adam Cardilini on the environmental impact of animal agriculture. Upcoming ICAS seminar Community As Activism. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/07/13/210/
Topics: Me Too, SoS2018, Sam Castro, feminism, sexism, environment
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*Content warning for discussion of sexual assault, sexual harassment and gendered violence. This talk was recorded at the 2018 Students of Sustainability conference in Melbourne. Sam Castro is an activist with Friends of the Earth and Whistleblowers Activists + Citizens Alliance (WACA) . Talk recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia .
Topics: SoS2018, MeToo, Sam Castro, feminism, sexism, gender, progressive movements, environmental movements
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Jul 9, 2018 Adam Cardilini and Nick Pendergrast
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PowerPoint for Adam's section of the talk (the first part) is available to view online here . Wild mammals make up 4% of the biomass of global mammal populations, while humans make up 36% and farmed mammals make up 60%. Similarly, farmed chickens make up 70% of the biomass of global bird populations. To sustain these huge farmed animal populations we use vasts amounts of land, resources and produce significant amounts of greenhouse gas emissions. O ur use of non-human animals is significantly...
Topics: animal liberation, SoS2018, environmental veganism, veganism, climate change, environment
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Jul 4, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We are joined by Mark Allen who discusses his holistic approach to activism that he has developed through being active in a range of social movements for many years. This approach provides some ideas about how we can reduce conflict among activists, create campaigns that are long lasting, reach out and connect with people who have different values to that of our own and work towards a meaningful shift in paradigm. Overcoming cognitive dissonance and changing minds. Connecting with people with...
Topics: Mark Allen, holistic activism, activism, effective activism, activist burnout, sustainable...
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Jun 22, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We are joined by activist and academic Jess Ison who discusses her research challenging the use of prisons and other punitive measures as a way to counter animal abuse. The problems with focusing on individual acts of animal cruelty, while ignoring more institutionalised cruelty on a much bigger scale. Prisons and marginalised groups. Links between animal abuse registries and sex offender registries. Ending gendered violence without prisons. Upcoming Critical Animal Studies forum in Melbourne...
Topics: prisons, animals, prison abolition, animal cruelty, queer, gendered violence
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On this episode we give practical advice on living car free. Some recent stories from Media Watch. Grattan Institute report on housing affordability, higher density housing and population. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/05/23/207/
Topics: transport, car-free, sustainable transport, Grattan Institute, housing affordability, high-rise...
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Apr 26, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We’re joined by Sarah McGrath who witnessed the Nice attack in France as well as the increased Islamophobia in the aftermath. French politics. The Burquini ban in France. French attitudes towards Muslims and immigration. Parallels with similar issues in Australia. For more information on the episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/04/26/206/
Topics: Sarah McGrath, Nice attack, Islamophobia, terrorism, immigration
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Apr 19, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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We are joined by Tom McIntyre who discusses his personal experiences of raising his daughter Isabelle, who has cerebral palsy. Intersectionality and disabilities. Neoliberalism and disability funding. Policies affecting people with disabilities, including the NDIS, National Disability Insurance Scheme. Lack of focus on disabilities in progressive movements. Activism as a privilege. Katie also gives her personal experiences of living with chronic fatigue. Avoiding ableist language. For more...
Topics: Tom McIntyre, disabilities, ableism, cerebral palsy, chronic fatigue, NDIS, neoliberalism, ableist...
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Apr 12, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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On this episode we look into skepticism and rationality, with the help of scientist Dr Adam Cardilini, host of VeganSci podcast. We particularly focus on how skepticism and rationality relate to radical, anarchist, environment, veganism, Left etc politics. The lack of evidence supporting the arguments behind trickle down economics. Drop babies. Ghosts. GMOs. Alternative medicine. Book recommendation: Trick or Treatment by Professor Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh. For more information on this...
Topics: skepticism, rationality, Dr Adam Cardilini, science, ghosts, GMOs, alternative medicine, trickle...
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Mar 25, 2018 Anna Hills, Oliver Saoirse, Anna, Nick Pendergrast, Bonnie
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As part of the Catalyst program by Young Voices for Animals , this interactive Q&A was held with 5 of Melbourne's most passionate young animal advocates to encourage our participants to think BIG.   Speakers: A lifelong vegetarian, Anna Hills believes in the power of community and education to make a positive difference for animals everywhere. She has been involved with the  Animal Justice Party  in Ballarat since 2017 and has plans to create a youth chapter, as well as to potentially...
Topics: animal advocacy, youth, activism, animal advocacy movement, Young Voices for Animals, Catalyst
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Feb 26, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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The Australian government claims tax cuts for business will lead to higher wages for workers. Government attempts to move the ABC from government funded media to government run media. Malcolm Turnbull only agrees to a Banking Royal Commission when the banks ask for it. The Australian Unions campaign to change the rules and bring fairness back: https://www.australianunions.org.au/change_the_rules Join your union! Thanks to everyone who put us well over our Crowd Funding target! We’ll be buying...
Topics: business tax cuts, capitalism, neoliberalism, unions, ABC, Banking Royal Commission, Malcolm...
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Feb 19, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode covers veganism and ethnicity as well as anarchism and animal liberation, featuring a talk by Angela Davis on veganism as revolutionary, a voicemail from the usual Jon on Maori veganism and a talk by Nick on why animal liberation is an important anarchist issue. Nick’s article published on the ABC, covering dog attacks as well as broader issues of dogs and other animals as no more than property under the law:...
Topics: veganism, Angela Davis, ethnicity, anarchism, animal liberation, Maori veganism
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Feb 12, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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As with our last Social Justice Warrior Happy Hour on episode 158, on this one we cover a wide range of topics.  We start off by giving a recap of the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne.  We also mention Nicks article Fords Attempts to Moderate the Core of the Civil Rights Movement. Return of the segment Angela Davis Always Makes Sense, this time on the Black Panther Party. The government repression of GetUp. We finish by discussing vegans hijacking the Februdairy campaign from the dairy...
Topics: SJWHH, Invasion Day, civil rights movement, Black Panther Party, Angela Davis, GetUp, Februdairy,...
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Jan 29, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode covers the reception of our commitment ceremony. You can listen to us discussing the ceremony part back on episode 100: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2015/05/31/100/ Bizarre wedding traditions. When Karl Pilkington Makes Sense, on weddings. Nick’s Mandurah baptism. For more information on the episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/01/30/200/
Topics: commitment ceremony, alternative wedding, weddings, vegan, straight edge
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Jan 29, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode covers the reception of our commitment ceremony. You can listen to us discussing the ceremony part back on episode 100: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2015/05/31/100/ Bizarre wedding traditions. When Karl Pilkington Makes Sense, on weddings. Nick’s Mandurah baptism. For more information on the episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/01/30/200/
Topics: commitment ceremony, alternative weddings, vegan, straight edge, weddings
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This is the audio of historian Gary Foley's talk from the Invasion Day 2018 #AbolishAustraliaDay rally in Melbourne. More information about the event, from the Facebook event page : Calling all community and supporters to stand with us on INVASION DAY 2018 Rally 11am  26th January  Parliament steps, spring st Naarm-melbourne 80th Anniversary of first Day Of Mourning protest called by William Cooper.  Bring flowers to lay on steps of parliament. Meet for lunch after at Balit Narrun Festival...
Topics: Gary Foley, Invasion Day, history, Aboriginal rights movement
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Jan 23, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Talk by Dr Theresa Petray and Nick on just do it activism in Aboriginal and animal social movements in Australia. You can read our journal article on this topic here: https://researchonline.jcu.edu.au/51981/ The latest on Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition and the Uluru Statement. Book recommendation: No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein. Invasion Day. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Dr Theresa Petray, Aboriginal activism, animal activism, No Is Not Enough, Invasion Day, social...
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Jan 14, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Journalist, trade unionist and Indigenous rights activist Celeste Liddle on Invasion Day. Our first vodcast promoting our new Crowd Funding campaign. Please support it here: https://chuffed.org/project/progpodcast The final part of our discussion with designer and anthropologist Michael Palmyre, covering science, social media and individual versus structural solutions. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Invasion Day, Australia Day, Celeste Liddle, Michael Palmyre
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Jan 9, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features designer and anthropologist Michael Palmyre who elaborates on some of the themes touched on in his talk ‘Are We Using Design to Make the World a Less Valuable Place?’, which we played on our last episode, #196. Reaction to the talk, especially because it featured “the c word”. Does economic growth really make our lives better? Slavery and capitalism. Star Wars and the military industrial complex. Mental health and capitalism. Apocalyptic movies, zombies and...
Topics: Michael Palmyre, capitalism, economic growth, slavery, Star Wars, mental health
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Jan 2, 2018 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Talk by designer and anthropologist Michael Palmyre: ‘Are We Using Design to Make the World a Less Valuable Place?’. Sydney versus Melbourne. Challenging dominant narratives and ideologies. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/01/02/196/
Topics: Michael Palmyre, anti-capitalism, capitalism, design, anti-racism, gender inequality
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Dec 20, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Great organisations to donate to at Christmas or anytime eg Safe Steps, Children by Choice and Marie Stopes. Adopting companion animals. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/12/21/195/
Topics: donating, effective altruism, adoption, companion animals, Safe Steps, family violence, abortion
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Dec 17, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by Kyna Reddan aka “The Poly Guru”. Jealousy in non-monogamous and monogamous relationships. Demisexuality. Polygamy. How non-monogamy works. Queer critiques of the campaign for marriage equality. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/12/18/194/
Topics: Kyna Reddan, consensual non-monogamy, polyamory, demisexuality, polygamy, marriage equality
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Dec 14, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by Kyna Reddan aka “The Poly Guru”. Same-sex marriage passing in Australia. Critiques of marriage. Commitment ceremonies and legal marriages. Different types of consensual non-monogamy including polyamory and relationship anarchy. Pansexuality. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/12/14/193/
Topics: Kyna Reddan, same-sex marriage, marriage, consensual non-monogamy, polyamory, relationship anarchy,...
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Dec 4, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Patty Mark from Animal Liberation Victoria on the 5 day fast and justice camp happening outside Diamond Valley Pork right now. For more information about the event, go to: alv.org.au/justice Talk by Sy Woon on Speciesism and Inherent Barriers to Ethical Changes and Animal Advocacy, in the Veterinary Industry. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/12/04/192/
Topics: Patty Mark, animal liberation, protest, pig truth, justice, Sy Woon, veterinary industry, vets,...
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Dec 4, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Animal activists are currently involved in a 5 day fast and justice camp outside Diamond Valley Pork in Laverton North – 20 minutes from Melbourne's CBD. Diamond Valley Pork is Victoria's largest pig slaughterhouse and can kill up to 2,500 pigs every day. This December is the second anniversary of the release of pigtruth.com , Animal Liberation Victoria’s powerful undercover footage of the horrific gas stunning and slaughter of pigs that shocked Australia. This interview contains some...
Topics: Patty Mark, animal liberation, protest, pigs, pig truth
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Dec 2, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Our analysis of the Me Too campaign. Gender and domestic violence. Solutions to the issues highlighted by the Me Too campaign, including Marxist perspectives. For more information on the episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/12/02/191/
Topics: me too, male privilege, domestic violence, Marxist feminism, gender norms, cultural change, sexual...
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Nov 23, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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The Australian public votes yes to same-sex marriage in a postal vote. Speaker from the union movement at the yes announcement event in Melbourne. The history of same-sex marriage in Australia. Analysis of the high no vote in Western Sydney. Queer critiques of same-sex marriage. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/11/23/190/
Topics: same-sex marriage, marriage equality, marriage, postal plebiscite
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Nov 15, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Audio of some of the speeches from the  Melbourne Marriage Survey Results Announcement .
Topics: Yes, plebiscite, same-sex marriage, marriage equality
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Nov 14, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Clinical neuropsychologist Dr Ash Nayate explains why ignoring concern for other animals harms people’s mental health. World Vegan Day. March to End Speciesism. Protests for refugees and horses during the Melbourne Cup. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/11/14/189/
Topics: speciesism, animals, discrimination, veganism, activism, intersectionality, mental health, The...
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Nov 1, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Meditation, mindfulness and psychology. Vegans take over the meat market. Recap of the Animal Activists Forum with animal activists Brian and Kate. Katie’s talk on avoiding infighting in social movements. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/11/01/188/
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, animal activism, activism, psychology, veganism, in-fighting, social...
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Oct 30, 2017 Svetlana Colbert
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk  here .   This talk was recorded at the 2017 Animal Activist Forum in Melbourne. To find out more about this forum and future ones, see the Animal Activist Forum website , which has links to their social media pages. You can listen to other talks from this conference here and heaps more talks from the forum will be available on the Animal Activist Forum website here soon.   Talk recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia .   Further...
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, intersectionality, veganism, social change, social justice, privilege,...
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Oct 23, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features Olly Hornung talk: You did what? Creative tactics and strategies to boost your campaign. This talk is from the Animal Activists Forum and we also give a brief recap of this forum. For more information on this episode and for links to audio of all of the talks from the Animal Activists Forum, as well as links to the other stuff discussed on the episode, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/10/23/187/
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, creative activism, activism, tactics, satire, parody
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Oct 21, 2017 Nick Pendergrast
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk, which has links to the sources used, here . This talk was recorded at the 2017 Animal Activist Forum in Melbourne. To find out more about this forum and future ones, see the Animal Activist Forum website , which has links to their social media pages. More talks from the forum will be available on that website soon.   Talk recorded by Kate from Freedom of Species radio show on 3CR. Freedom of Species is broadcast live 1-2pm Sundays on...
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, animal activism, animal welfare, animal rights, sociology, critical...
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This talk was recorded at the 2017 Animal Activist Forum in Melbourne. To find out more about this forum and future ones, see the Animal Activist Forum website , which has links to their social media pages. More talks from the forum will be available on that website soon.   Talk recorded by Kate from Freedom of Species radio show on 3CR. Freedom of Species is broadcast live 1-2pm Sundays on 855AM for those in Melbourne. If you’re outside of Melbourne, you can live stream the shows at...
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, hierarchies, anarchism, feminism, mental health, content warnings,...
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Oct 9, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Civil liberties concerns about new counter terrorism laws in Australia. Nick’s talk: ‘They’re calling me a terrorist’ (but they probably shouldn’t): The Social Construction of Eco Terrorism’. You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here: https://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/theyre-calling-me-a-terrorist-but-they-probably-shouldnt-the-social-construction-of-ecoterrorism-by-nick-pendergrast The Animal Activists Forum: http://www.activistsforum.com/ For more...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, terrorism, eco-terrorism, media, animal liberation, environmentalism, activism,...
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Sep 30, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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In this episode we show how up to date we are with current events by discussing writer bell hooks calling Beyonce a terrorist, like 10 years ago. These debates between different waves of feminism are relevant in light of our recent discussion on sex work. The War on Waste and bring your own coffee cup. Jess Ison’s talk challenging the idea that wearing high heels is capitulating to the patriarchy. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go...
Topics: Beyonce, bell hooks, feminism, Jess Ison, high heels, patriarchy, The War on Waste, ICAS Oceania...
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Sep 26, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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On this episode we discuss Nick’s trip to our friendly neighbourhood brothel and reflect on our evolving views on sex work generally. The Development for Species, Animals in society, animals as society conference. The Chaser Quarterly on male feminists. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/09/26/184/
Topics: sex work, sex workers, brothels, male feminists, feminism
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Sep 25, 2017 Jane Green and Cameron Cox
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Advocates for the Nordic Model for sex work argue that this approach does not target sex workers themselves, only their clients. However,  Jane Green  and  Cameron Cox  dispute these claims and argue that it is decriminalisation that leads to the best outcomes for sex workers. Jane Green is a sex worker who is on the Executive Committee of the  Scarlet Alliance . Cameron Cox is a sex worker who is involved in a sex worker outreach organisation.   Jane and Cameron also discuss Amnesty...
Topics: sex work, Nordic model, decriminalisation, sex workers, Amnesty International, whorephobia, work,...
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Sep 20, 2017 Nick Pendergrast
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk, which has links to the sources referred to, here .   This talk is from the ‘Development for Species: Animals in society, animals as society’ conference by The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, and the ‘Sociology & Animals’ Thematic Group of TASA. This was a two-day symposium held at Deakin University, Melbourne City campus, September 18-19, 2017. For more information about the...
Topics: dev4species2017, PETA, intersectionality, animal advocacy, non-profits, integrationist social...
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This talk is from the ‘Development for Species: Animals in society, animals as society’ conference by The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, and the ‘Sociology & Animals’ Thematic Group of TASA. This was a two-day symposium held at Deakin University, Melbourne City campus, September 18-19, 2017. For more information about the conference, see here .   You can listen to other talks from this conference here .   Karina Heikkila (Victorian...
Topics: dev4species2017, Derrida, nonhuman animals, law
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This talk is from the ‘Development for Species: Animals in society, animals as society’ conference by The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, and the ‘Sociology & Animals’ Thematic Group of TASA. This was a two-day symposium held at Deakin University, Melbourne City campus, September 18-19, 2017. For more information about the conference, see here . You can listen to other talks from this conference here .   Jess Ison (LaTrobe University)-...
Topics: dev4species2017, prisons, prison abolition, animal liberation, prison industrial complex, punitive...
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This episode features the panel discussion Anarchist Perspectives on Rojava, Kurdistan. The speakers are:  Alasdair Hynd, a PhD student of revolutionary movements in the Middle East, specialising in the Arab Spring and the Kurdish struggle. Zerebar Karimi, a Kurdish-Australian trade union organiser based in Adelaide, local and overseas agitator for a stateless society in Rojava. David K (facilitating), Melbourne-based anarchist, author of Anarchism in Istanbul and Yabanci Capulling, an...
Topics: Zerebar Karimi, Alasdair Hynd, Rojava, PKK, anarchism, feminism
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Aug 26, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This is an audio recording of all of the talks and music from the Melbourne March for the End of Speciesism. More information about the event, from the Facebook event page : World Day for the End of Speciesism On Saturday the 26th of August we are marching through the city to let the public know that Animals are NOT ours to use for food, clothing, experiments or entertainment. Yes, it is time to End Speciesism NOW! Pigs, Sheep, Cows, Chickens, Fish, Goats and Rabbits are just as IMPORTANT as...
Topics: speciesism, animals, language, discrimination, veganism, activism, intersectionality, mental health
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Aug 24, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features the panel discussion ‘Anarchist Perspectives on Rojava, Kurdistan’. The speakers are:  Alasdair Hynd, a PhD student of revolutionary movements in the Middle East, specialising in the Arab Spring and the Kurdish struggle. Zerebar Karimi, a Kurdish-Australian trade union organiser based in Adelaide, local and overseas agitator for a stateless society in Rojava. David K (facilitating), Melbourne-based anarchist, author of 'Anarchism in Istanbul' and 'Yabanci Capulling -...
Topics: Rojava, PKK, anarchism, Alasdair Hynd, Zerebar Karimi
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Aug 20, 2017 Jess Ison and Nick Pendergrast
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*Content warnings for some graphic descriptions of animal suffering and also some mentions of sexual assault* Information about the event - from the Facebook event page : This workshop will be given by two activist-scholars, from the Institute for Critical Animal Studies, who will reflect on their experiences of anarchism and animal liberation. This workshop is a critical dialogue into the causes of speciesism whilst taking a broader view of social justice and the nature of oppression. Animal...
Topics: animal liberation, anarchism, animals, ICAS Oceania
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Aug 18, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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-           This episode features technobrarian Luc Brien on conspiracy theories and tips for how to stop spreading fake news. -           For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, as well as more resources from Luc on fake news, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/08/18/181/
Topics: conspiracy theories, fake news, media, Luc Brien, ICAS Oceania 2017
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This episode features technobrarian Luc Brien on what fake news is, why it is promoted and its dangers. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, as well as more resources from Luc on fake news, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/08/13/180/
Topics: Luc Brien, fake news, media, media literacy, ICAS Oceania 2017
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Aug 13, 2017 Zerebar Karimi and Alasdair Hynd
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*Content warnings for mentions of genocide, abuse, torture, honour killings and sexual assault (but nothing graphic on any of these topics)* Information about the event - from the Facebook event page : A 2.5 person panel featuring: - Alasdair Hynd, a PhD student of revolutionary movements in the Middle East, specialising in the Arab Spring and the Kurdish struggle. - Zerebar Karimi, a Kurdish-Australian trade union organiser based in Adelaide, local and overseas agitator for a stateless society...
Topics: Rojava, anarchism, Kurdish people, feminism
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Aug 6, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by Luc Brien, former host of Team Earthling animal rights podcast, to give a recap of the 2017 Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS) Oceania conference.  The episode features a talk from this conference, Esther Alloun on Intersectionality and Its Discontents: Animal Politics In Palestine-Israel.  Activism against horse-drawn carriages in Melbourne as part of the conference.  For more information on this episode including links to audio of all of the talks from the...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, intersectionality, critical animal studies, Palestine, Israel, horse-drawn...
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*We apologise that this recording misses the first few minutes of the talk, so starts part way through a Media Watch clip. Most of the talk is there though J   This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, fake news, conspiracy theories, propaganda, internet, clickbait, media literacy
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, vegan research, veganism, multidisciplinary research, animal liberation
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Aug 5, 2017 Anarchist Black Cross
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, prisoner support, political prisoners, letter writing
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Aug 4, 2017 Dan Kidby
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, speciesism, rationality, law, legal personhood
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, wildlife, wild animals, law, kangaroos
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: vets, vet degree, vet industry, speciesism, ICAS Oceania 2017
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Jul 31, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode features Bede Carmody’s talk: Sustainable Activism, How to avoid becoming burnt out as an activist. Signs of Activist Burnout. Tips for avoiding activist burnout. TV show recommendation: You’re the worst. Listener feedback on wild animal suffering and the Animal Justice Party. For more information on the episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/07/31/178/
Topics: Bede Carmody, activist burnout, sustainable activism
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Jul 29, 2017 Jess, Nick, Naty and Cee
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*Content warning for discussion of sexual assault, self-harm and suicide* This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, femme, patriarchy, trans, queer
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here .   This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, terrorism, eco-terrorism, sociology, animal activism, environmental activism,...
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, direct action, education, animal activism
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Jul 23, 2017 Kirsten Leiminger
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, fat shaming, veganism, animal advocacy, feminism
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Jul 23, 2017 Belinda Bos
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, fat shaming, animal advocacy, health, feminism
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here . This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, population, animals, environment
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Jul 22, 2017 Nick Pendergrast, Lara Drew and Jess Ison
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You can see Nick’s “pretty” drawing referred to during this workshop here .   This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email...
Topics: Veganism, single issue campaigns, colonialism, animal advocacy, effective activism, ICAS Oceania...
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Jul 22, 2017 Esther Alloun and Guy Scotton
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This is the Q and A following Esther and Guy’s talks. You can listen to their talks below: Esther Alloun: Intersectionality And Its Discontents: Animal Politics In Palestine-Israel . Guy Scotton: Species, Contract And Domination . This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, intersectionality, species contract
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Jul 22, 2017 Guy Scotton
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to the Q and A following this talk here . You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania....
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, species contract, racial contract, sexual contract
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to the Q and A following this talk here . You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania....
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, intersectionality, Israel, Palestine, animal advocacy
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*Content warning for discussion of violence towards humans, including sexual assault and murder. Also includes discussion on animal suffering and slaughter* This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences,...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, India, cow protection, animal advocacy, Islamophobia, religion
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Jul 11, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by Ruth, a psychologist, activist and host of the Creating Space Project podcast. Avoiding being a shooting star as an activist. Activism as a privilege. Mental health as a political issue. Bede Carmody’s talk Sustainable Activism, How to avoid becoming burnt out as an activist. An introduction to activist burnout and why it is important. We encourage listeners to do the activist burnout questionnaire Bede mentioned during his talk:...
Topics: activism, activist burnout, mental health, Creating Space Project, Ruth, Bede Carmody
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Jul 6, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Our trip to Leeds, which included visiting an art show, doing an interview with advocates for homeless people, going to a punk show and seeing the LGBT History Month exhibit at Leeds City Museum. Jack on their art piece, zines, mental development, artistic practice and what is art. Interview with Haydn Pat from Leeds Homeless Partnership. Naomi on her art piece and challenging whether classic feminist texts are actually feminist. Identity politics and implicit bias. Nandos cashing in on the...
Topics: Leeds, art, queer, punk, feminism, identity politics
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Jul 3, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This is the Q and A after the anarchism and animal liberation panel discussion, which you can listen to and find out more about here . This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here:  http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/ You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, anarchism, animal liberation
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Jul 3, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here:  http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here . You can also listen to a recap of the conference on  episode 152 of Progressive Podcast Australia .   Below is further information about the talk from the conference booklet, available here: ...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, activism, animal activism, class
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Jun 30, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by environmental activist Mark Allen to discuss ethical superannuation. One degree of separation: while ethical super funds don’t directly invest in fossil fuels, they invest in companies who promote urban sprawl, which leads to problems for the environment and animals. The importance of looking critically into where ethical super funds invest their money and also doing more than just divesting. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips...
Topics: superannuation, ethical super, environment, climate change, urban sprawl, divestment, environmental...
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Jun 27, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by his cousin Emil Raji to discuss the Bali dog meat scandal, where Australian tourists have been eating dogs thinking they were eating a different species of animal. We give a critical perspective on this scandal and the campaign against it, highlighting the nationalism and racism underlying the outrage behind eating dogs as particularly exceptional or worse than eating other animals. Nick’s talk Rescuing Dogs in a Mercedes-Benz, Animal Advocacy in China. This talk gives a...
Topics: Emil Raji, Bali dog meat, dog meat, animal advocacy, nationalism, racism
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Jun 21, 2017 ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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Nick is joined by Mark Allen to discuss the Grenfell Tower fire. The dangers of poor quality high rise. A return of the segment Angela Davis Always Makes Sense, this time on capitalism, activism and creating new arenas of struggle. The devastating impact of economic inequality. Jeremy Corbyn’s grassroots campaign. Finsbury Park terrorist attack and the selective labelling of terrorism. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Grenfell Fire, Grenfell Tower, high rise, Angela Davis, economic inequality, Jeremy Corby, Finsbury...